Expertise

  • Industrial Organization, Strategy, and Corporate Finance

Research Interests

  • Air transport industry, mergers and acquisitions, tourism and economic development, and early disaster response and post-disaster recovery
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Wilfred S. Manuela Jr., PhD

Associate Professor


Academic Background

  • PhD in Business Administration, Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business of the University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • Master of Business Administration, Cesar E.A. Virata School of Business of the University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Associate Professor, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines (2010-2016)
  • Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Management (2008-2010)
  • Program Director, Asian Institute of Management, MBA Class September 2010
  • Project Manager, Computerized Registration System, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2007-2008)
  • Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2006-2007)
  • Assistant Professor, University of the Philippines, Baguio (2005-2006)
  • Lecturer, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines (2000-2005)
  • Senior Lecturer, University of the Philippines, Diliman (2000-2002)

Affiliations, Awards, and Honors

  • Managing Editor, Journal of Management for Global Sustainability (2013-2017)
  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Member, Air Transport Research Society

Select Publications

A. ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS INDEXED IN THOMSON REUTERS

  • (ISI) Manuela Jr., Wilfred S., Dawna L. Rhoades, and Tamilla Curtis. 2016. “An analysis of Delta Air Lines’ oil refinery acquisition.” Research in Transportation Economics 56: 50–63.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S., Dawna L. Rhoades, and Tamilla Curtis. 2016. “The US Airways Group: A post-merger analysis.” Journal of Air Transport Management 56, Part B: 138–150.
  • Santiago, Joseph Sedfrey S., Wilfred S. Manuela Jr., Marion Lara L. Tan, Siegfried Kiel B. Sañez, and Aldo Zelig U. Tong. 2016. “Of timelines and timeliness: Lessons from Typhoon Haiyan in early disaster response.” Disasters 40 (4): 644–667.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. and Manuel J. de Vera. 2015. “The impact of government failure on tourism in the Philippines.” Transport Policy 43: 11–22.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. and Dawna L. Rhoades. 2014. “Merger activity and short-run financial performance in the US airline industry.” Transportation Journal 53 (3): 345–375.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. 2007. “Airline liberalization effects on fare: The case of the Philippines.” Journal of Business Research 60 (2): 161–167.

B. ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS INDEXED IN SCOPUS

  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. and Adonis R. Bajao. 2014. “Sustaining peace and development: An Assessment of the Philippines’ counterinsurgency program.” The International Journal of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social and Cultural Context 9 (4): 55–66.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. and Dawna L. Rhoades. 2013. “Southwest’s acquisition of AirTran: An analysis of short-term stock performance.” World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research 4 (4): 227–246.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. 2011. “Factors affecting airline profits: Evidence from the Philippines.” Journal of Applied Business Research 27 (6): 17–22.

C. ARTICLES IN OTHER PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. 2011. “The impact of entry and competition on airline departure frequency.” Journal of Business & Economics Research 9 (8): 7–13.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. 2004. “Bank mergers and the free-rider problem in the Philippine banking industry.” Philippine Management Review 11: 55–75.

D. ARTICLES IN PEER-REVIEWED PROCEEDINGS INDEXED IN THOMSON REUTERS

  • Tiglao, Nestor Michael C., Wilfred S. Manuela Jr., and Romell C. Verdillo. 2008. “Barriers to e-government maturity: The Philippine experience.” In Khalid S. Soliman (ed.), Information Management in Modern Organizations: Trends and Challenges, 342–353. Proceedings of the 9th International Business Information Management Association Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, 4–6 January 2008.
  • Manuela Jr., Wilfred S. and Nestor Michael C. Tiglao. 2006. “E-government applications in the Philippines.” In Khalid S. Soliman (ed.), Internet and Information Systems in the Digital Age: Challenges and Solutions, 191–198. Proceedings of the 7th International Business Information Management Association Conference, Brescia, Italy, 14–16 December 2006.

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